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Rensselaer students, faculty, alumni, staff, and members of the Capital Region community are invited to attend the kick off of the 2009 Jerome S. Reinert ’56 Visiting Executive Series on Wednesday, Sept. 2. The program will feature Marshall N. Carter, chairman of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Group and deputy chairman of the parent company NYSE Euronext.

The program titled “Navigating a Perfect Storm — Regaining Our Bearings After the Global Financial Crisis,” will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) theater. A reception will immediately follow. All are invited to attend. The lecture is hosted by the Lally School of Management & Technology and the International Center for Financial Research.

Carter was chairman of the board of directors of the New York Stock Exchange for two years prior to the merger. He has served as a director of the NYSE since November 2003. Most recently, he served as a lecturer in leadership and management at the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Before joining the NYSE, Carter served as chairman and CEO of State Street Bank. Prior to joining State Street Bank, over a 15-year period, Carter worked for Chase Manhattan Bank, and held several positions related to finance, operations, and the global securities businesses.

Carter is a former Marine Corps officer who was awarded the Navy Cross and Purple Heart during two years’ service as an infantry officer in Vietnam. He also served from 1975-76 as a White House Fellow at the State Department and Agency for International Development.

Carter holds a holds a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point; an M.S. in operations research and systems analysis from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California; and an M.A. in science, technology and public policy from George Washington University which he attended on the GI Bill. In 2006, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The annual Jerome S. Reinert ’56 Visiting Executive Series brings distinguished speakers from academia and business to Rensselaer to share their research, views, and academic and career experiences with members of the campus and surrounding community.
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